Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sunny Friday

Friday, November 30, 2012 It’s a beautiful day in southern Indiana.  The sun is bright, the sky is clear.  59 degrees.  A gentle breeze is blowing.  In some ways, it feels like April, not November. The Shepards have begun their … Continue reading

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Transitions…

Monday, November 26, 2012 John is out today in the Peterbilt delivering the last of the soybeans to market.  It is comforting to know that the responsibility of storage is now on someone else’s shoulders. We will be empty of beans … Continue reading

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Clean-up continues

Tuesday, November 21, 2012 The cleaning of the equipment continues today, for it is quite warm for a November day in southern Indiana–63F.   The winds are calm, making for a more pleasant time to wash stuff. Tomorrow is my favorite … Continue reading

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Clouds of white

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 CPS is spreading ag lime on the Home farm today.  The 3 spreader trucks are making billowing clouds of white as they travel across the fields.  This product is quarried and ground up into a coarse … Continue reading

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Harvest 2012 in the rearview mirror

Saturday, November 17, 2012 Yes, we are done.  The 2012 crop is history.   Now our attention turns fully to 2013! We came through with diminished yields, but we also came through with our health, no injuries… we remain grateful to … Continue reading

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Here we go

Friday, November 16, 2012 Yesterday afternoon we began with the harvest of the double-crop soybeans.  It is gratifying to finally get going on this last portion of the harvest.  It’s been over a month that we’ve been waiting to work … Continue reading

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Snow?

Monday, November 12, 2012 After a warm and sunny weekend, with temperatures in the 60s and 70s, this morning it is overcast, 35F, and we see some snow flurries in the air!  Hard to believe it!  But that’s southern Indiana … Continue reading

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